Pyramid Lake Boat Mussel Inspection


SCH Number
Lead Agency
Water Resources, Department of (California Department of Water Resources)
Document Title
Pyramid Lake Boat Mussel Inspection
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption

Document Description
DWR proposes to continue implementation of a watercraft inspection and education program to prevent the introduction of quagga and zebra mussels at Pyramid Lake. The program will be operated by Los Angeles County Department of Parks and Recreation (LADPR), under contract with DWR. LADPR will inspect watercraft for mussels entering and existing the water at Emigrant Landing, which is the only launch area at the lake for motorized watercraft. LADPR will also educate visitors of the threat to the lake from the spread of mussels with signage and handouts.

Contact Information
Jerry Snow
California Department of Water Resources
1416 Ninth Street
Sacramento, CA 95814

Phone : (916) 653-7213


Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
S:15306 C:6
Reasons for Exemption
The project is exempt because it involves information collection/education regarding the spread of invasive mussels at Pyramid Lake, and a Class 6 exemption will be used for CEQA compliance. This project will not result in impacts to special status species or habitat.

Disclaimer: The document was originally posted before CEQAnet had the capability to host attachments for the public. To obtain the original attachments for this document, please contact the lead agency at the contact information listed above. You may also contact the OPR via email at or via phone at (916) 445-0613.

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